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A Geologic Walk Down the Grand Staircase part of Posters
This is a 10-day field experience class that focuses on the geology of the Grand Staircase of the Colorado Plateau, culminating in a rim-to-rim backpack trip across the Grand Canyon, Arizona.
Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Sedimentary Geology:Stratigraphy, Geoscience:Geology:Structural Geology
Field-oriented learning for earth science teachers part of Posters
In-service teachers learn about environmental geology and how to teach earth science using outdoor activities and resources near their schools.
Active field experiences to engage undergraduate majors and non-majors part of Posters
Non-majors (Lutz): students collect & analyze data from campus field trips in intro geology labs. Majors (Srogi): students plan & implement research involving field site.
Investigating the student experience of field work part of Posters
This project investigated the student feelings towards residential field work in geology and geography disciplines. They mostly like it!
Revisiting nearby outcrops to build depth in understanding: A technique for building transferable field observation and interpretation skills part of Posters
Field trips in introductory-level geology classes revisit the same outcrop to emphasize newly-learned concepts, build depth in understanding, and address student misconceptions.